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Tender Hooks

Tender Hooks

by Beth Ann FennellyBeth Ann Fennelly


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A fearless delineation of the joys, absorptions, and—yes—jealousies of new motherhood.

Beth Ann Fennelly is fearless in delineating the joys, absorptions, and—yes—jealousies of new motherhood. Having studied motherhood "as if for an exam," reality proved "wilder and deeper and funnier" than anything she'd anticipated.Tender Hooks is Fennelly's spirited exploration of parenting, with all its contradictions and complexities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393326857
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 05/17/2005
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Beth Ann Fennelly is the author of three poetry collections, Unmentionables, Tender Hooks, and Open House; two memoirs, Heating & Cooling and Great with Child; and a novel, The Tilted World, coauthored with her husband, Tom Franklin. She teaches at the University of Mississippi, and is also the state’s Poet Laureate. She lives in Oxford, Mississippi.

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Beth Ann is a magical creature - I've met her - whose poetry, originating from her soul, opens the soul of those who read it. Please never stop writing, Beth Ann.